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South Africa to play 8 matches in Australia before the World Cup

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South Africa will play five One-Day Internationals against Australia in November as part of their build-up to the ICC World Cup 2015 to be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand. The Blue Label Telecoms Proteas will also be playing three T20 International matches. This tour follows directly after a three-match ODI series in New Zealand and will effectively be one tour for the Proteas.

Cricket Australia (CA) today announced the following itinerary:

02-Nov-14 T20 Warm Up Match – North Sydney Oval

05-Nov-14 1st. T20 Australia vs South Africa - Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

07-Nov-14 2nd. T20 Australia vs South Africa - MCG

09-Nov-14 3rd. T20 Australia vs South Africa - ANZ Stadium, Sydney

14-Nov-14 1st. ODI Australia vs South Africa - WACA, Perth

16-Nov-14 2nd. ODI Australia vs South Africa - WACA, Perth

19-Nov-14 3rd. ODI Australia vs South Africa - Manuka Oval, Canberra

21-Nov-14 4th. ODI Australia vs South Africa - MCG, Melbourne

23-Nov-14 5th. ODI Australia vs South Africa - SCG, Sydney

“We continue to build our ODI squad ahead of the Cricket World Cup and have planned 24 ODI matches before the tournament starts,” commented Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat, “These are good opportunities for our players, particularly the newcomers, to experience playing in New Zealand and Australia. The matches in Australia will be played at the main stadia which will be helpful in preparing our players for the CWC.

“The team will also play ODI series against Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and the West Indies before the World Cup.”